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BALL & CHAIN  Social Distortion

[D]Well it's been ten years and a [A]thousand tears
And [G]look at the mess that I'm [D]in.
[D]A broken nose and a [A]broken heart
An [G]empty bottle of [D]gin
[D]Well I sit and I [A]pray
In my [G]broken down Chevor[D]lete
[D]Well I'm singing to my[A]self,
There's [G]got to be another [D]way
Chorus
[D]Take away, take [A]away
Take [G]away this ball and [D]chain
[D]Well I'm lonley and I'm [A]tired
And I [G]can't take anymore [D]pain.
[D]Take away, take [A]away,
[G]Never to return a[D]gain.
[D]Take a[A]way, take a[G]way (hold note on away)
------(no music)------  D

Take away this ball and chain
D A G D 2x
[D]Well I've searched and I've [A]searched
To [G]find the perfect [D]life
[D]A brand new car a [A]brand new suit
I [G]even got me a little [D]wife
[D]Oh, wherever I have [A]gone
I was [G]sure to find myself [D]there
[D]You can run all your [A]life
But not [G]go any[D]where.
(Repeat Chorus)
[D]Well I passed the bar on the [A]way,
To my [G]dingy hotel [D]room.
[D]Well I spent all my [A]money
I've been [G]drink'n since half past [D]noon.
[D]Well I'll wake there in the [A]morning
Or [G]maybe in the county [D]jail.
[D]Times are hard, getting [A]harder
I'm born to [G]lose and destined to [D]fail
(Repeat Chorus)
Strum D A G D 2x
[D]Take a[A]way [G](hold out note on away)
Take away this ball and [D]chain.
D A G D 1x

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Guitarpix (report video to admin):
Just a quick vid I did when bored the other morning. It's a little diffrent than the above chord sequence but in my opinion either would work fine for this song! Hope it helps & leave some feedback! Peace! Only been playing 9 months myself...
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